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Proceeds from this year’s edition of the NewsDay 10km fun-run to be held in Bulawayo tomorrow will be channeled towards assisting those affected by Cyclone Idai, which ravaged parts of Manicaland and Masvingo provinces last week, leaving over 100 dead. ...

NYARADZO Life Assurance has partnered Chicken Inn Football Club and will be providing the team with a 65-seater bus in due course, among two other sponsorship packages. ...

The Warriors were yesterday barred from accessing the National Sports Stadium by some government officials where they intended to hold their training session ahead of their crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Congo Brazzaville on Sunday, in an unprecedented and embarrassing move that dampened the mood in the camp. ...

Fidelity Life Assurance has partnered the Premier Soccer League (PSL) where the financial services company will provide both medical aid and funeral assurance cover for topflight players for the next three years. ...

WARRIORS vice-captain Ovidy Karuru believes his team need to score an early goal to settle their nerves in their do-or-die Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G qualifier against a tricky Congo Brazzaville side at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. ...

The Zimbabwe senior women’s netball team, the Gems, have lined up international friendlies as part of their preparations for the July World Cup in Liverpool, England. ...

Zimbabwe’s top bodybuilders will be looking to outdo each other when they take part at this year’s edition of Iron Lion Nutrition Novice Zimbabwe to be held at Zimbabwe College of Music on Saturday next week. ...

WARRIORS coach Sunday Chidzambga has promised to dispense with a defensive formation and employ an offensive tactic, as he seeks to overcome Congo Brazzavile in a sink or swim 2019 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. ...

WARRIORS midfielder Marvelous Nakamba is hurt that he will on Sunday watch from the sidelines as his teammates make a final push to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in a clash against Congo Brazzaville at the National Sports Stadium. ...

The Rugby Cranes Sevens team will head to Hong Kong for the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series qualifiers untested. ...

The 24 countries to play at the Total 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt will be known at the end of the week when the final round of qualifiers are played across the continent. ...

INJURED forward Knowledge Musona sat out of the Warriors’ training session yesterday as the team proceeded with their preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G qualifier against Congo Brazzaville at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday, but the medical department is confident that the striker will be ready for the make-or-break clash. ...

Warriors defender Marshall Munetsi believes the upcoming match against Congo Brazzaville will work in their favour as they seek a fourth appearance at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals. ...

The Sunday Chidzambwa-led Warriors technical team is sweating over the fitness of captain Knowledge Musona, with the player yesterday saying he was unsure whether he will be able to take part in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G qualifying match against Congo Brazzaville at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. ...

Zimbabwe cricketer Malcolm Waller has retired to venture into business, NewsDay Sport has been informed. ...

Zimbabwean off-road motorcycle rider Graeme Sharp has stepped up preparations for the 2020 Dakar Rally by competing in the fifth annual Yokohama Sonora Rally, which is currently underway in Mexico. ...

WARRIORS goalkeeper George Chigova has warned his fellow teammates of the catastrophes of overconfidence and complacency ahead of their make-or-break Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G qualifier against Congo Brazzaville at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. ...

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) is set to come down hard on local topflight clubs that are found guilty of abusing ball boys/girls. ...

HARARE City goalkeeper Ryan Harrison has quit the club to follow his father’s footsteps by venturing into coaching. ...

FORMER Warriors forward Joel Lupahla has made a passionate plea to football authorities to look beyond just the Confederation of African Football (Caf) A coaching license as he bids to keep his job at newly promoted Castle Lager Premier Soccer League side, TelOne. ...

Warriors forwards go into their preparations for the crucial Group G Confederation of African Football (Caf) Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Congo Brazzaville at the back of fine performances for their respective clubs. ...

FORMER Warriors coach Charles Mhlauri is confident Sunday Chidzambga will successfully lead the Warriors to a result that they require against Congo Brazzaville so that they qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in Egypt. ...

The Zimbabwe Volleyball Association (ZVA) is battling to secure funds to send the men’s and women’s Under-21 teams to the Beach Volleyball Continental Africa Nations Cup (CAN) set for Egypt next month. ...

CASTLE Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) champions FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza has no fears about his players burning out after their Confederation of African Football (Caf) Champions League participation ahead of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League programme that begins on March 30. ...

HARARE football giants Dynamos have cancelled their tour of Malawi for pre-season preparations for security reasons, following a tropical storm that has claimed several lives in Zimbabwe and neighbouring Mozambique. ...

FC Platinum will this afternoon seek a perfect end to an otherwise poor Confederation of African Football (Caf) Champions League campaign when they host the royalty of the competition, Esperance Tunis, at the City of Kings’ Barbourfields Stadium. ...

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has called on both his government and the private sector to inject more resources to support sport. ...

WARRIORS players have called on supporters to fill up the National Sports Stadium and rally behind the team when they make their final push to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) with a tricky match against a Congo Brazzaville side on Sunday next week. ...

Manchester United will face Barcelona in the Champions League quarterfinals after the draw was made at UEFA's Swiss headquarters in Nyon on Friday. ...

HARARE football giants Dynamos are set to intensify their pre-season preparations with a trip to Malawi on Monday. ...